American Heart Association

It's Heart Month!

Protect the hearts you love with a gift that saves lives.

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AHA tackles youth vaping crisis with massive new initiative

The American Heart Association is fighting for the country’s young people and against the vaping epidemic by funding millions in new nicotine research, working to strengthen laws and policies nationwide, and exposing the e-cigarette industry’s lies.

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Principles for improving health care

The American Heart Association has issued new health care principles for ensuring everyone has access to quality, affordable care.

Around the AHA

Stories and helpful information from the AHA

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Reducing the risk of another heart attack or stroke

A new AHA program aims to help people reduce their risk of having another heart attack or stroke. The program’s science-based advice ranges from taking prescribed meds to keeping follow-up medical appointments, getting exercise and seeking moral support from loved ones and fellow survivors. Following such guidance can pay big dividends: Experts say up to 80% of heart attacks and strokes may be prevented through a combination of medication and healthy habits.

In the News

The latest in heart, brain and health news

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Events in Your Area

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Discover a Simpler Way to Give

The American Heart Association Donor Advised Fund Program offers an easy, flexible and tax-wise way to support all your favorite charities through one account.

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Celebrate more of the hearts you love!

Make a difference for more of the women you love this Heart Month with a gift that helps fund more lifesaving research, education and prevention services.


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Hands-Only CPR

Hands-Only CPR can save lives. Your actions can only help.

Warning Signs

Learn about the warning signs of heart attack, stroke and cardiac arrest.